Attorney Profiles

Louisiana Maritime Lawyers

The attorneys of The Young Firm have practiced law in the New Orleans area for a combined total of more than 60 years. While some law firms have a reputation for never going to court, our office is well known in the local courthouses. Our attorneys regularly make court appearances, we are familiar with the local judges and our office usually tries multiple cases each year. We would be more than happy to provide a list of client references so that you can discuss our ability with them. Below is background information for each attorney. You may also contact each attorney by E-mail at their links below.

Robert J. Young Jr.

Robert J. Young Jr.

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Mr. Young has practiced for more than 40 years in the New Orleans area. He was born in Vero Beach, Florida and later graduated from Loyola Law School in New Orleans. His practice consists mainly of maritime cases, including Jones Act claims and General Maritime Law claims.

Timothy J. Young

Timothy J. Young

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Mr. Young graduated cum laude from Tulane Law School in 1993. He is licensed to practice in both Louisiana and Texas, and he is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Louisiana Association of Trial Lawyers, including the Admiralty Sections of both Associations. Mr. Young has provided talks to lawyers in other states regarding the practice of maritime law. Mr. Young has successfully litigated a variety of claims including sexual harassment claims, premise liability claims, Jones Act and maritime claims and product liability claims.

Jason C. MacFetters

Jason C. MacFetters

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Mr. MacFetters is a 2003 graduate of Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, where he was a member of Delta Theta Phi and worked to assist indigent clients with Kistachie Legal Services in Natchitoches, Louisiana. A New Orleans native, before joining The Young Firm Mr. MacFetters worked with the Louisiana Recovery Authority helping Louisianians affected by Hurricane Katrina rebuild their homes. He is a graduate of Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, where he was active in student government, president of the English Society and wrote for the Springhillian newspaper, and of Jesuit High School in New Orleans.

Tammy D. Harris

Tammy D. Harris

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Tammy D. Harris, a native of New Orleans, graduated from the University of New Orleans with a B.A. in Psychology in 2002. She received her Juris Doctorate in 2005 from the College of Law at Loyola University New Orleans. While in law school Tammy was a member of both the Public Interest Law Society and Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law.

Tammy is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, American Association for Justice and Louisiana Association for Justice. Since joining The Young Firm, Tammy has represented plaintiffs in a wide variety of personal injury cases, including maritime; medical malpractice; workers’ compensation; and automobile accident cases. She is admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts, the U.S. District Courts in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

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